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Marianna B. Holocaust testimony (HVT-399) interviewed by Ora Band and Ian Russ

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-399

Videotape testimony of Marianna B., who was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1934. She recounts her family's Hungarian and Czech background; disbelief that events in Poland could occur in Hungary; German invasion in March 1944; anti-Jewish restrictions; her trauma when a Hungarian soldier shot their dog; her parents' deportations; wandering the streets and stealing food; reunion with her parents after their escape; hiding with them in her uncle's cellar; assistance from a non-Jewish family friend; liberation by Soviet troops; and emigrating to the United States in 1957. Mrs. B. notes her hostile feelings toward Hungarians and that the war experiences have shaped her life.

Author/Creator
B., Marianna, 1934-
Published
Los Angeles, Calif. : UCLA Holocaust Documentation Archives, 1983
Interview Date
April 30, 1983.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Marianna B. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-399). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/1098957
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:12:00
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